Portfolio Director Electrical Steel, Global R&D, ArcelorMittal
Sigrid Jacobs graduated in electro technical engineering at Ghent University in 1988 and obtained an MBA at the Vlerick School for management in 1991. After developing electrical steels at the metallurgy lab of Ghent University, she joined ArcelorMittal. She first was involved in engineering projects for steel production. Then she continued the development of electrical steels in different plants in an international know-how exchange context. She is now Portfolio Director for the group’s activities in electrical steels. Her scientific publications range from general metallurgy, to texture developments, as well as application oriented work such as magnetic or mechanical machine design. Sigrid is board member of the Belgian Electrotechnical Committee (IEC) and active participant to TC68 in the international standardisation of magnetic materials and measurement techniques.